I had a busy start to the year.* In addition to working on several online, asynchronous learning projects, I taught an Adobe Flash/ActionScript 3 class as part of a college program focused on game design and development. It was a lot of fun! I used to do a lot more in-person teaching and tutoring, and
My son, Theo, was born two weeks ago, so I won’t be at the Learning Solutions Conference this week. However, a course I developed with FHI 360 is going to be demoed there on Thursday evening as part of the third eLearning Global Giveback. This course is designed to give health care workers hands-on practice
I’m committed to online learning that is focused on activity, typically of the real-world, application-focused variety. However, imagining how to translate real-world situations into meaningful learning interfaces for a computer screen can sometimes be daunting. Even in the 21st century, significant portions of our lives still don’t revolve around pointing and clicking. One strategy I use
Even though I generally play more with creating learning activities than representing information, I’m fascinated by data visualization. A couple of weeks ago, I created an infographic as part of Information is Beautiful’s first visualization challenge. Information is Beautiful provided a spreadsheet of data about when the reserves of various non-renewable resources will be depleted.
Both a plethora of work-type projects and some significant (but exciting) life changes conspired to keep me busy and poof, now it’s almost November, summer is officially over, and I’ve managed to not post here for months. Oops. I’ll try to do better. Right now, I am finishing up a couple of nifty projects that I